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News 7 March 2022

Women reap the rewards of planting mangroves in Bangladesh

News 7 March 2022

Five examples of gender-sensitive solutions to displacement linked with climate change

News 2 March 2022

Gender-disaggregated data, crucial to ensuring gender-sensitive response and recovery for displaced women and girls in disaster contexts

News 28 February 2022

Explainer: Why women need to be at the heart of climate action

Blogs 27 February 2022

Responding to critical gaps in knowledge sharing - the Women’s Resilience to Disasters Knowledge Hub

Jeff Roach (Australia) and Paivi Kannisto (UN Women) introduced a joint UN study highlighting a gap in the sharing of tools and guidance for gender-responsive disaster and climate resilience between UN agencies.

News 27 February 2022

Explainer: how gender inequality and climate change are interconnected

News 27 February 2022

Five ways to build gender equality and sustainability

News 13 February 2022

Preparing for CSW66: ECOWAS and UN Women organise a virtual regional consultation of West and Central Africa ministers

This news piece was originally published on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Website.

News 9 February 2022

Launch of a “one-stop-shop” for all gender-related disaster and climate resilience knowledge

UN Women in partnership with the Australian Government, launches the Women’s Resilience to Disasters Knowledge Hub

News 26 January 2022

How can we make disaster risk financing more gender inclusive?

News 19 January 2022

Incomes dip for South Asia's women home workers as heat rises

News 11 January 2022

In Bihar, women face floods and increasing violence

Blogs 10 January 2022

Disaggregating disaster deaths data

Ilan confirms the importance of knowing who dies in disasters, how, and why.

News 3 January 2022

Bringing communities together to prepare for emergencies

News 19 December 2021

New data show women and girls far less likely to receive COVID-19 relief

Women and girls have disproportionately suffered the socioeconomic impacts of COVID-19: lost jobs and reduced work hours, increased intensity of care and domestic work, and strains on their physical and mental health.

News 15 December 2021

Rapid gender analysis in Haiti reveals earthquake-related impacts on women and girls

News 5 December 2021

From victims to leaders: ending gender-based violence in the Lake Chad Basin

Case studies 5 December 2021

From victims to leaders: ending gender-based violence in the Lake Chad Basin

Nearly 30 per cent of girls in Ngatansou’s home in North Cameroon are married before the age of 18, facing loss of education, high rates of maternal mortality, and increased risk of gender-based violence. Today, at 49, Ngatansou is working to change the narrative for women and girls in the Lake Chad Basin – an area encompassing Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria.